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What is the best endpoint software that will protect from ransomware?

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Scott Welsh on Oct 30, 2019 • 2 answer
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Before anyone goes out and spends a dime on a product to prevent ransomware they need to make sure they are doing all the basics and fundamentals. I dealt with 100s of victims and none of them had clean hygie... Read more »
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Scott Augenbaum on Nov 07, 2019
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As a church, digging into Google Analytics, are there data/sites the provide industry standards for your website.

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Carla Haiar on Oct 30, 2019 • 1 answer
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Hi Carla, You may not be able to easily do such comparisons but you could get an idea of competition from some websites. One such site is https://www.alexa.c... Read more »
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Chirag Shukla on Oct 31, 2019
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When working with the various departments and business units, how do you decide which projects take priority for the year for the company overall?

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Kelly Crevier on Oct 30, 2019 • 7 answer
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Hi Kelly, Historically we have had our users prioritize their backlogs within their business divisions and bring them forward. We then had a show and share and prioritization across the enterpri... Read more »
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Mellissa J Heermann on Oct 30, 2019
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What would you do if you found out your data has been encrypted by Ransomware? Should you consider paying the ransom to the bad guys? Do you have a plan in place?

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Scott Augenbaum on Oct 21, 2019 • 7 answer
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I was just in an excellent presentation at the Siouxland IT Symposium by Greg Rosenberg on Today's Threat Landscape in which he mentioned that one of the main drivers of companies opting to pay the ransoms is cyber security insurance! It's actually creating a vicious cycle.
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Sharon Gray on Oct 30, 2019
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What is your organizational model for a successful Data Governance operation?

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Carl Sarrazolla on Oct 14, 2019 • 3 answer
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We have a formal department right now (one leader and 2 or 3 analysts). They report through General Counsel and dotted line to Enterprise Ri... Read more »
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Eric Herbert on Oct 30, 2019
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How do you help the CEO get comfortable with the company IT spend? What do you do different when larger items need to be discussed and funded?

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Dave Robinson on Sep 05, 2019 • 3 answer
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Some great feedback from members on this topic. A common theme rises on the importance of having a define technology strategy along with a consistent message to Executiv... Read more »
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Dave Robinson on Sep 24, 2019
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Why would you not use a 2-factor authentication?

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Scott Augenbaum on Aug 22, 2019 • 6 answer
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Great question. And if your organization is not keeping up with secuirty such as 2FA, shame on y... Read more »
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Dave Robinson on Sep 05, 2019
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Does your organization know what to do if law enforcement came knocking on your door?

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Scott Augenbaum on Aug 14, 2019 • 3 answer
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Great question from Scott and a great reminder that every organization needs to be prepared for this situation. While larger organization have security, communications and compliance positions, many smaller companies do n... Read more »
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Dave Robinson on Aug 20, 2019
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Hello IT Pack Members! I want to know if you have a formal mentor in your professional relationship? If so, how has that relationship helped your career and your ability to grow professionally?

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Dave Robinson on Jun 13, 2019 • 5 answer
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I have had a mentor for about two years now. To engage, I reached out and we had an initial meeti... Read more »
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Jon Sprang on Oct 30, 2019
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